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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

There is no substitute metal for its applications.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Between 1875 and 1906, the McCracken Mine produced over $800,000 of silver.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Mining in the Galiuro Mountains site dates back to the 1863.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Mission, Twin Buttes were first major ore bodies here found by geophysical methods.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Some stops eventually became bustling towns.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Powered by various means, machines made mining easier and more prosperous.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Harquahala Mountains had abundant gold, and water, too

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Mining companies cashed in on area's potash, helium and more.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

REEs are used in smartphones, computers, wind turbines and more.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Process helped miners extricate valuable minerals.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Highly collectable specimens were found at site.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Miners dug deep to get to ore reserves.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Early explorers found vast caches of silver here. 

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Mining has declined with falling prices, increased regulation.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Bradshaw Mountains were fruitful for miners; today, area draws lots of visitors.

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  • By William Ascarza For the Arizona Daily Star

Forty-square mile district produced 1.3 million tons of zinc, lead, silver and gold.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Old Pueblo played a big part in early mining.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Inclines helped move ore downhill.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

Morenci, Metcalf open pit mines continue to operate to this day.

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  • By William Ascarza Special to the Arizona Daily Star

The Clifton-Morenci district was Arizona’s first major copper-producing region.